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    Nine HBCU’s Celebrate150 Years of Black Excellence

    HBCUs are generally known for their “flavor” and Black history. Black colleges not only throw the best social and cultural events but produce many public figures, scholars, politicians and many more workers who graduated...

    History is on the Side of HBCUs

    Almost eleven years ago the lawyers for The Coalition for Equity and Excellence in Maryland Higher Education filed a class action suit against the Maryland Higher Education Commission. The Coalition represents students and alumni of the...

    Bowers, DC’s Popular PA Voice of 30 Years, Suddenly Passes at 55

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] The signature public address announcer for D.C. sports has passed away. Shellie Bowers, who was best known for his trademark phrase “HU…you know” during football and basketball games at...

    Morgan State University Awarded $1.6 Million Base 11 Grant to Launch Student Rocketry Program

    BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — The nonprofit Base 11 today announced that Morgan State University is the winner of a three-year, $1.6 million Aerospace Workforce and Leadership Development Grant, which will fund a state-of-the-art rocketry lab and launch a...

    LBC Hosts HBCUs Night in Annapolis

    On March 21, the members of the Legislative Black Caucus will be hosting the “HBCUs Night in Annapolis” starting at 6 p.m. in Conference Room West of the Miller Senate Building, 11 Bladen St,...

    Haynes Champions the Need for HBCUs

    For Black History Month, the AFRO presents a series of articles highlighting important local heroes from the community. This week we sit with Leonard Haynes III, a man who has devoted his life to...

    10,000 Pounds of Food Donations Delivered to Morgan State

    By J.K. Schmid, AFRO Baltimore Staff Morgan State University’s new Food Resource Center is reporting great success, as the season of giving continues. “We started with bare shelves, and now, they’re packed with stuff,” Dr. Stacey Patton...

    Howard Fine Arts Professor Shows How African Dance Chronicled History

    By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Dance as viewed through our modern lens is centered on entertainment. You can hardly look at a music video, sports game or viral clip that doesn’t involve the latest...

    The Rich History and Current Relevance of America’s HBCUs

    On Jan. 9, the remedial phase of The Coalition for Equity and Excellence in Maryland Higher Education, et al. v. The Maryland Higher Education Commission, et al. kicked off in Baltimore. This lawsuit, originally...

    HBCU Scientist Behind NOAA Total Eclipse Imagery

    WASHINGTON — Well before the nation’s first total solar eclipse dominated the headlines of every news organization in America, it was affixed to the mind of Jamese Sims. Sims, a native of Meridian, Miss., graduate of...

    Taylor, Douglas, Boozer Among Latest Black College HOF Class

    By The Associated Press John Taylor from Delaware State and Hugh Douglas from Central State are among the seven new inductees to the Black College Football Hall of Fame. Joining Taylor and Douglas in the 10th...

    Battle of Real HUs Highlights D.C. Holiday Hoops

    By MARK F. GRAY, AFRO Staff Writer,  [email protected] Howard and Hampton may no longer be conference rivals but the “Battle of the Real HUs” will continue.  The Bison and Pirates will renew acquaintances once again in the...

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